Tomorrow ( June 18th) The Alachua County Commission will conduct a special meeting to discuss the 2013 budget plans. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman spoke with Alachua County Commissioner Susan Baird about the goals for the upcoming meeting.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/BairdQAJune182012BlakeAlderman.mp3]
The number of people buying hunting and fishing licenses hasn't kept pace with population growth in the state, and wildlife officials are concerned that could impact the future management of public lands. Wildlife officials say they need more hunters and anglers to help cover costs of running state programs.